Lantra Chainsaw courses – Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling Tree’s up to 380mm

Lantra Chainsaw courses – Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling Tree’s up to 380mm

Safety Training

Lantra Chainsaw courses – Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling Tree’s up to 380mm

Course Date(s) 16th October 2017

16th 17th 18th 19th 20th October

Aims:

Our Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm training course will provide you with the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure that you are not only confident when felling trees, but also aware of relevant health and safety guidelines ensuring that you stay protected.
For those wishing to obtain a Licence to Practice or for the occasional user looking to obtain a regulated qualification can proceed to the Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm.


Course Content:

The areas covered through course sessions for the Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm training course are:
  • HSA legislation and safety guidelines
  • Felling
  • Branch removal – snedding and de-limbing
  • Cross-cutting felled timber
  • Take down hung-up trees using hand tools
  • Clear site and chainsaw checks
Objectives:
  • Identify the risk assessment and emergency procedures on a worksite
  • Organise site safety and state the procedures required
  • Assess the trees to be felled for hazards and risks
  • Fell trees which have a diameter less than the effective cutting length of a guide bar (guide bar length not greater than 380mm/15″)
  • Assess a leaning tree and the safest method of felling
  • Make accurate felling cuts in the correct positions
  • De-limb felled trees in a safe and methodical manner
  • Cross-cut timber accurately to required lengths
  • Assess and explain the terms tension and compression in timber
  • Adopt safe procedures to remove a trapped guide bar
  • Handle and stack timber in a safe manner
  • Assess a hung-up tree and the safest method of takedown
  • Select and prepare equipment required for safe and effective takedown
  • Check on the safety of takedown tools
  • Make accurate severing cuts in the correct positions
  • Select and use hand tools safely
  • Take down hung-up trees to a safe and stable position
  • State techniques which must not be used for the takedown of hung-up tree

Course Duration

3 to 5 days

Number of Delegates

4

Certification

Delegates will receive a Lantra certificate and card upon successful completion (City & Guilds option also available)

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